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The information on this page includes the tuition fees payable by international students studying at the University of the Sunshine Coast in 2023. Programs are listed by study level. Please read the notes section for important tuition fee information.

CRICOS code

Program Code

Program or fee name

Standard program length

2023 Indicative Annual Tuition Fee

2023 Estimated Total Tuition Fee

064624E

AR201

Associate Degree in Arts

2 years

$24,800

$49,600

064623F

BU201

Associate Degree in Business

2 years

$24,800

$49,600

064652A

SC201

Associate Degree in Science

2 years

$28,400

$56,800

107195F

SC107

Diploma in Animal Ecology

1 year

$24,400

$24,400

084894F

BU101

Diploma in Business

1 year

$22,900

$22,900

084895E

AR115

Diploma in Communication

1 year

$22,900

$22,900

0100425

AR109

Diploma in Criminology and Justice

1 year

$22,900

$22,900

084896D

AB101

Diploma in General Studies

1 year

$22,900

$22,900

088627D

ED112

Diploma in Outdoor Environmental Studies

1 year

$24,300

$24,300

084897C

AR111

Diploma in Social Sciences

1 year

$22,900

$22,900

088628C

SC110

Diploma in Sport and Fitness

1 year

$22,900

$22,900

108700H

AR015

Undergraduate Certificate in General Studies

1 year

$22,900

$22,900

085714G

SC320

Bachelor of Animal Ecology

3 years

$28,400

$85,200

096268M

SB303

Bachelor of Animal Ecology/Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Leisure and Event Management)

4 years

$26,800

$107,200

022806B

AR301

Bachelor of Arts

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

026637D

AR401

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

1 year

$26,800

$26,800

022805C

AB301

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business

4 years

$24,800

$99,200

022808M

SA301

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science

4 years

$26,800

$107,200

066285C

SC355

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

3 years

$28,800

$86,400

022807A

BU301

Bachelor of Business

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

0101099

BU302

Bachelor of Business (Digital Futures)

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

028849J

BU401

Bachelor of Business (Honours)

1 year

$26,800

$26,800

076977C

BU342

Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

028845B

BU331

Bachelor of Business (International Business) 

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

028847M

BU341

Bachelor of Business (Management)

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

028846A

BU351

Bachelor of Business (Marketing) 

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

066415J

BU362

Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Leisure and Event Management) 

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

065673K

BU355

Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

4 years

$24,800

$99,200

0101886

AB309

Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Communication

4 years

$24,800

$99,200

0101332

AB307

Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Creative Industries

4 years

$24,800

$99,200

0101883

AB316

Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

4 years

$24,800

$99,200

0101883

AB308

Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Design

4 years

$24,800

$99,200

022809K

SB301

Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Science

4 years

$26,800

$107,200

0101333

AB314

Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) [program change]

4 years

$25,800

$103,200

0101884

AB315

Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)/Bachelor of Social Science

4 years

$26,800

$107,200

098401F

SC304

Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology

4 years

$29,000

$116,000

066298J

SC346

Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Science [teach out]

4 years

$28,400

$113,600

076978B

BU356

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

076979A

BU357

Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Planning) [teach out]

3 years

$24,400

$73,200

075467M

BU402

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

1 year

$26,800

$26,800

058396G

AR342

Bachelor of Communication

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

096506B

AR408

Bachelor of Communication (Honours)

1 year 

$26,800

$26,800

098463C

AR308

Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

098458M

AR309

Bachelor of Communication (Professional Communication)

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

098457A

AR310

Bachelor of Communication (Social Media)

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

0100676

SC305

Bachelor of Computer Science

3 years

$28,400

$85,200

074094K

AR375

Bachelor of Counselling

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

096001E

AR303

Bachelor of Counselling/Bachelor of Human Services

4 years

$24,800

$99,200

080099K

AR338

Bachelor of Creative Industries

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

098464B

AR305

Bachelor of Creative Industries (Creative Writing and Publishing)

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

096507A

AR407

Bachelor of Creative Industries (Honours)

1 year 

$26,800

$26,800

098460F

AR306

Bachelor of Creative Industries (Screen Media)

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

098459K

AR307

Bachelor of Creative Industries (Theatre and Performance)

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

074093M

AR348

Bachelor of Creative Writing [teach out]

3 years

$24,400

$73,200

059490A

AR325

Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

0100647

AR409

Bachelor of Criminology and Justice (Honours)

1 year

$26,800

$26,800

064651B

AR317

Bachelor of Design

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

098465A

AR312

Bachelor of Design (Game Design)

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

098462D

AR313

Bachelor of Design (Interactive and UX Design)

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

098461E

AR314

Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication)

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

084973G

AR339

Bachelor of Design and Marketing [teach out]

3 years

$24,400

$73,200

077419C

ED303

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)

4 years

$24,800

$99,200

082693J

AE304

Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts

4 years

$24,800

$99,200

088624G

ED315

Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Recreation and Outdoor Environmental Studies

4 years

$25,900

$103,600

082694G

SE303

Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Science

4 years

$25,900

$103,600

078425G

SC410

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours)

4 years

$30,000

$120,000

085715F

SC425

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours)/Bachelor of Environmental Science

5 years

$30,000

$150,000

0100794

SC404

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) (Honours)

4 years

$30,000

$120,000

090700D

SC411

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours)

4 years

$30,000

$120,000

0100795

SC405

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronic) (Honours)

4 years

$30,000

$120,000

088625F

SC319

Bachelor of Environmental Management 

3 years

$28,400

$85,200

066283E

SC316

Bachelor of Environmental Science

3 years

$28,400

$85,200

085020D

SC335

Bachelor of Health and Community Care Management 

3 years

$25,800

$77,400

088888E

SC367

Bachelor of Health Science

3 years

$25,800

$77,400

057534K

AR372

Bachelor of Human Services

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

048930F

BU381

Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

074096G

AR323

Bachelor of International Studies

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

057535J

AR343

Bachelor of Journalism [teach out]

3 years

$24,400

$73,200

080426M

AR390

Bachelor of Laws

4 years

$24,800

$99,200

080427K

AR391

Bachelor of Laws (Graduate entry)

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

081022A

AR392

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts

5 years

$24,800

$124,000

081023M

AB310

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business

5 years

$24,800

$124,000

081024K

AB311

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

5 years

$24,800

$124,000

098467K

AR316

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)

5 years

$24,800

$124,000

098466M

AR315

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Creative Industries (Creative Writing and Publishing)

5 years

$24,800

$124,000

088619D

AR396

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

5 years

$24,800

$124,000

092874K

AR397

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Environmental Management

5 years

$26,800

$134,000

094767G

SA308

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Science

5 years

$26,800

$134,000

106002F

AR318

Bachelor of Music

3 years

$24,800

$74,400

078086M

SC391

Bachelor of Nursing Science

3 years

$29,400

$88,200

072637M

SC392

Bachelor of Nursing Science (Graduate Entry)

2.3 years

$29,400

$67,620

061658G

SC354

Bachelor of Nutrition

3 years

$25,400

$76,200

077418D

SC440

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

4 years

$27,800

$111,200

073277M

ED304

Bachelor of Primary Education

4 years

$24,800

$99,200

069716E

BU344

Bachelor of Property Economics and Development [teach out]

3 years

$24,400

$73,200

109235J

SC307

Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics

3 years

$25,800

$77,400

090558E

AR405

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

4 years

$26,800

$107,200

094768G

ED312

Bachelor of Recreation and Outdoor Environmental Studies

3 years

$25,900

$77,700

066284D

AR404

Bachelor of Regional and Urban Planning (Honours) [teach out]

4 years

$24,400

$97,600

022804D

SC301

Bachelor of Science

3 years

$28,400

$85,200

028850E

SC401

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

1 year

$28,400

$28,400

037991F

AR361

Bachelor of Social Science [teach out]

3 years

$24,400

$73,200

063008D

AR374

Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) [program change]

3 years

$26,800

$80,400

063009C

AR403

Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) (Honours) [program change]

1 year

$26,800

$26,800

096000F

AR302

Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)/Bachelor of Counselling [program change]

4 years

$26,800

$107,200

088621K

AR364

Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice [program change]

4 years

$25,800

$103,200

062654D

AR362

Bachelor of Social Work

4 years

$25,800

$103,200

088622J

AR363

Bachelor of Social Work/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

5 years

$25,800

$129,000

066289K

SC344

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science

3 years

$28,200

$84,600

088626E

SC347

Bachelor of Sports Studies

3 years

$28,200

$84,600

095999F

AR406

Bachelor of Urban Design and Town Planning (Honours)

4 years

$24,400

$97,600

CRICOS code

Program Code

Program name

Standard program length

2023 Indicative Annual Tuition Fee

2023 Estimated Total Tuition Fee

067674D

BU510

Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

1 semester

$13,900

$13,900

099037B

BU508

Graduate Certificate in Business Research

1 semester

$13,900

$13,900

081795M

ED508

Graduate Certificate in Education

1 semester

$13,900

$13,900

099395B

ED511

Graduate Certificate in Education Research

1 semester

$13,900

$13,900

065611B

BU533

Graduate Certificate in Management

1 semester

$13,900

$13,900

067675C

BU610

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration

1 year

$27,800

$27,800

085355C

AR645

Graduate Diploma in Psychology

1 year

$27,400

$27,400

066777E

BU710

Master of Business Administration

1.5 years

$27,800

$41,700

088886G

BU740

Master of Business Administration (Extended)

2 years

$27,800

$55,600

088887F

BU745

Master of Business Administration/Master of International Business

2 years

$27,800

$55,600

079913F

AR708

Master of Counselling

2 years

$26,400

$52,800

109236H

SC705

Master of Cyber Security and Forensics

2 years

$27,800

$55,600

081796K

ED705

Master of Education [teach out]

1.5 years

$27,400

$41,100

061061D

SC713

Master of Health Promotion

2 years

$26,400

$52,800

092873M

BU708

Master of Information and Communications Technology

2 years

$27,800

$55,600

077420K

BU783

Master of International Business

1.5 years

$27,800

$41,700

084892G

AR700

Master of International Development

2 years

$25,400

$50,800

082695G

BU734

Master of Management

2 years

$27,400

$54,800

080425A

SC742

Master of Nursing (Clinical Leadership)

1.5 years

$29,400

$44,100

059557J

BU772

Master of Professional Accounting

2 years

$27,800

$55,600

088623G

AR710

Master of Professional Practice (Creative Writing)

1.5 years

$29,400

$44,100

092668E

AR701

Master of Professional Practice (Performing Arts)

1.5 years

$29,400

$44,100

084975E

AR702

Master of Professional Psychology

1 year

$29,400

$29,400

070701B

AR703

Master of Psychology (Clinical)

2 years

$30,200

$60,400

073869J

AR707

Master of Social Work (Qualifying)

2 years

$26,800

$53,600

096250K

ED707

Master of Teaching (Primary)

2 years

$27,800

$55,600

094769F

ED706

Master of Teaching (Secondary)

2 years

$27,800

$55,600

CRICOS code

Program Code

Program or fee name

Standard program length

2023 Indicative Annual Tuition Fee

2023 Estimated Total Tuition Fee

041914G

AR911

Doctor of Creative Arts

3 years

$29,400

$88,200

076976D

UN901

Doctor of Philosophy

3 years

$29,400

$88,200

026642G

AR801

Master of Arts

2 years

$29,400

$58,800

065370C

BU801

Master of Business by Research

2 years

$29,400

$58,800

063014F

SC810

Master of Climate Change Adaptation by Research

2 years

$29,400

$58,800

041913G

AR811

Master of Creative Arts

2 years

$29,400

$58,800

072639J

ED802

Master of Education by Research

2 years

$29,400

$58,800

070697D

AR863

Master of Regional Planning by Research

2 years

$29,400

$58,800

026640J

SC801

Master of Science

2 years

$29,400

$58,800

0100246

AR862

Master of Social Work by Research

2 years

$29,400

$58,800

066893A

SC844

Master of Sports Nutrition by Research

2 years

$29,400

$58,800

097013D

SC806

Master of Sport and Exercise Science by Research

2 years

$29,400

$58,800

CRICOS code

Program Code

Program or fee name

Standard program length

2023 Semester/Trimester Tuition Fee

2023 Estimated Total Tuition Fee

026639B

UP601

Study Abroad Postgraduate

1 semester

$13,450

$13,450

056828D

UP601

Study Abroad Postgraduate (Full Year)

1 year

$26,900

$26,900

026639B

UU301

Study Abroad Undergraduate (3 course option)

1 semester

$8,588

$8,588

026639B

UU301

Study Abroad Undergraduate (4 course option)

1 semester

$11,450

$11,450

056828D

UU302

Study Abroad Undergraduate (Full Year) (3 course option)

1 year

$17,175

$17,175

056828D

UU302

Study Abroad Undergraduate (Full Year) (4 course option)

1 year

$22,900

$22,900

058561K

TP000

Tertiary Preparation Pathway

1 semester

$10,750

$10,750

096508M

AR502

Postgraduate Qualifying Pathway

1 semester 

$12,200

$12,200

N/A

CU301

Undergraduate International Cross-Institutional

1 year

$24,800

$24,800

N/A

CP701

Postgraduate International Cross-Institutional

1 year

$27,800

$27,800

Disclaimer: The below programs are not CRICOS registered and are not available for study for Student visa holders. These programs are only available for study by offshore international students and non-Student visa international students.

CRICOS code

Program Code

Program or fee name

Standard program length

2023 Semester/Trimester Tuition Fee

2023 Estimated Total Tuition Fee

n/a SC357 Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Accelerated) 2 years $28,400

$56,800

n/a SC509 Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security 1 year $27,800 $27,800
n/a SC513 Graduate Certificate in Cyber Forensics  [teach out] 1 year $27,800 $27,800
n/a AR503 Graduate Certificate in Mental Health and Neuroscience 1 year $27,800 $27,800
n/a ED510 Graduate Certificate in Steiner Education (online only) 1 year $9,900 $9,900
n/a SC704 Master of Cyber Investigations and Forensics 2 years $27,800 $55,600
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  • Annual tuition fees are based on 2023 rates and the equivalent full-time student load as per the recommended study sequence in the relevant program. Actual fees payable are based on the actual enrolment load in a teaching period (excluding Study Abroad and Postgraduate Qualifying Pathway)^.
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